Instructions for accessing Single Sign On (SSO) for CITI Program training:

  1. Go to the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program’s website and click on “Log in”
  2. Click on “Log In Through My Institution” and type in University of Massachusetts Lowell.  
  3. Click on “Continue to SSO Login/Instructions”
  4. Upon successful login, the CITI program website will display a message.  Read the message and click “Continue.”  
  5. When the "Associate your SSO account with a CITI Program account" dialog box appears, select “I already have a CITI Program account.” 
  6. Once you have selected the option, the “Link to an existing CITI Program account” dialog box will appear.  Enter your CITI Program Username and Password, and click “Log in”. This will link your UML SSO account to your CITI Program account. It will also add the UML affiliation to your existing account.  Once this step is completed, you will be able to log into CITI Program using your UML SSO.

For new users:

  • Select “Create A New CITI Program Account” and enter in requested information.  
  • New users will need to update their institutional profile to University of Massachusetts Lowell.

To add courses not already listed for you: 

  • From the Main Menu, click on “Add a Course” at the bottom of the page.
  • Select the categor(ies) of the course(s) you need at the bottom of this page.
  • Continue your selections until you've reached the course(s) needed. (For example, for Conflict of Interest, simply select that option.  For IRB courses, select “For Human Subject Research”;  then, if this is the first time taking the CITI course, select the “Basic Course".  If recertifying, select the “Refresher Course”;  then select “Social Behavioral Research Investigators”.)   
  • After clicking next, you will be notified on a new screen that you are enrolled in the course you selected. You will have a list of Active Courses and Courses Ready to Begin.